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May 13, 2019

Nominations sought to recognize champions of disability issues

Teaching students to program mobile apps to help people with cerebral palsy navigate campus. Designing innovative architectural solutions to facilitate better building access. Reducing stigma around seeking support for mental health among students.

October 19, 2017

Architecture professor Robert Adams receives Neubacher Award

Sometimes in the world of architecture and design, the needs and lives of people living with disabilities can be rendered near invisible.

The rhetoric around disability in the discipline, Robert Adams said, often centers on technical questions of whether buildings are in compliance with codes like the Americans with Disabilities Act.

October 3, 2016

Former CSG president Cooper Charlton wins Neubacher Award

Cooper Charlton understands what it's like to live with a disability.

As a freshman varsity athlete for the University of Michigan men's lacrosse team, Charlton suffered an ankle injury that forced him to prematurely end his season. The following season, another devastating injury brought an end to his playing career.

September 30, 2016

Investing in Ability events explore disability as dimension of diversity

The University of Michigan Council for Disability Concerns' Investing in Ability series of events will explore disability as a dimension of diversity.

The 2016 theme, "Diversity Includes Disability," was selected by the committee to shine a light on the experiences of those living with disabilities.

November 2, 2015

Photos from wheelchair basketball game

Paralympians, ROTC cadets, student veterans and local law enforcement volunteers took to the Crisler Center court Sunday in aerodynamically engineered sports chairs to play the 10th annual Army vs. Navy Wheelchair Basketball Game.

October 1, 2015

Army-Navy Wheelchair Basketball Game marks 10 spirited years

For the 10th time in as many years, fans will experience the grit, spirit and keen competition of the University of Michigan Army vs. Navy Wheelchair Basketball Game.

The Nov. 1 game is open to the public at no charge and tickets are not required. The Crisler Center doors open at 2 p.m., tip-off is 3 p.m.

September 26, 2014

Investing in Ability 2014 explores whether addiction is a disability

The U-M Council for Disability Concerns' annual Investing in Ability series begins Wednesday and concludes Nov. 9.

Throughout the month, Investing in Ability events will invite conversation on the biological, legal and personal impact of addiction in our lives.

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